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Description - Tales Of Protection by Erik Fosnes Hansen

Tales of Protection is a novel about people in different places in different epochs contemporary Norway, nineteenth-century Sweden, and Renaissance Italy whose stories are bound together by the author s original and searching enquiry into why things happen the way they do.As the book opens, a dead man lies in his coffin reflecting on the past. Bolt was an eccentric scientist who devoted his old age to a vast research undertaking collecting random incidents from the history of the species and finding the underlying pattern that connects them. This kind of hindsight, after all, must be a kind of heaven or a kind of hell.His reveries lead him to tell two other tales one of a doomed lighthouse keeper on a Swedish island and another of rivalry among Renassiance artists and finally to tell a startling tale from his own early manhood. All of the tales, in his exquisitely suspenseful narration, demonstrate his theory of seriality , which is the opposite of causality.Erik Fosnes Hansen s Psalm at Journey s End was acclaimed as one of the most original works yet about the sinking of the Titanic. In Norway, Tales of Protection has been called a Blixenesque masterpiece; it is a

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Book Details

ISBN: 9780436210037
ISBN-10: 0436210037
Format: Paperback
Pages: 512
Imprint: Martin Secker & Warburg Ltd
Publisher: Vintage Publishing
Publish Date: 15-Aug-2002
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Erik Fosnes Hansen

Erik Fosnes Hansen, born in 1965, is the author of Psalm at Journey's End. He lives in Oslo with his family.

Books By Erik Fosnes Hansen

Tales Of Protection by Erik Fosnes Hansen
Paperback, October 2003